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Responsible gambling and AI – a quick-fix solution?

Responsible gambling and AI – a quick-fix solution?

AI is not a cure-all, unless it is applied intelligently and is supported by the knowledge and experience of domain experts.

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on enforcement agenda; FanDuel appears in financial difficulties

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority opens public consultation on enforcement agenda; FanDuel appears in financial difficulties

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has opened a public consultation on its Enforcement Agenda 2018-2019. The Netherlands Gaming Authority is looking to hire a senior legal counsel and a compliance officer. Gambling industry watchdog The Senet Group has launched a major responsible gambling campaign to coincide with the launch of a national Responsible Gambling Week in the UK. The latest financial[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: eSports increasingly attractive to match-fixers; Responsible Gaming Conference triples in size

GiH News Roundup: eSports increasingly attractive to match-fixers; Responsible Gaming Conference triples in size

Traditional sports still offer higher returns to fixers than eSports. But perhaps not for long, The Economist reports. “ESports betting is increasingly attractive to the kind of people that eSports does not want attracted to it,” says Ian Smith, Head of the eSports Integrity Coalition. The 2017 Responsible Gaming Conference, hosted by Kindred Group and Malta’s Foundation for Social Welfare[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: join us for drinks at SIGMA’17; LeoVegas posts 60% Q2 revenue increase, eyes expansion in Denmark and Germany

GiH News Roundup: join us for drinks at SIGMA’17; LeoVegas posts 60% Q2 revenue increase, eyes expansion in Denmark and Germany

Going to Malta’s largest iGaming show SIGMA‘17? Gaming in Holland and Leaseweb invite you join us for drinks – including Dutch beers – on Thursday, 23 November 2017, starting at 7:30 pm. Places are limited, so please reserve your place today by registering here. On 24 November, SIGMA’17 will also feature a session on regulatory developments in the Netherlands, moderated[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority shuts down illegal betting shop; gambling advertising remains competency of EU member states

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority shuts down illegal betting shop; gambling advertising remains competency of EU member states

The Netherlands Gaming Authority assisted local police in shutting down an illegal betting shop. The European Parliament’s Culture and Education Committee decided last week that gambling advertising should continue to be excluded from the scope of the revised Audiovisual Media Service Directive (AMSD), keeping the regulation of such advertising a competency of the individual member states. Social casino consultant Sandra[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Council of State upholds illegal gambling fines; Danish market shows growth; February is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

GiH News Roundup: Council of State upholds illegal gambling fines; Danish market shows growth; February is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

The Dutch Council of State, which also functions as the country’s highest administrative court, has upheld fines issued by the Netherlands Gaming Authority to unlicensed online casino operators Bluemay Enterprises NV and Bluemay Enterprises Ltd. Holland Casino is looking to hire a Manager Cyber Security. Duindigt Racecourse has cancelled its first race of the season and may even stay closed[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: KNWU receives €1m from Unibet; a voting guide for Dutch punters; 5% of players in BC generate 46% of online casino revenue

GiH News Roundup: KNWU receives €1m from Unibet; a voting guide for Dutch punters; 5% of players in BC generate 46% of online casino revenue

The Dutch Royal Cycling Union has received €1m from online operator Unibet without having to do anything in return. In sixteen days, the Netherlands will hold elections for the Lower House. How do participating political parties look upon gambling? Researchers have developed a new tool, The Positive Play Scale (PPS), to measure responsible gaming beliefs and behavior in their player-base:[Read More…]

VAN Kansspelen treedt op tegen kansspelverslaving / VAN Kansspelen Takes Action against Problem Gambling

VAN Kansspelen treedt op tegen kansspelverslaving / VAN Kansspelen Takes Action against Problem Gambling

Brancheorganisatie VAN Kansspelen heeft op eigen initiatief stappen gezet om horeca-exploitanten van speelautomaten problematisch speelgedrag te leren herkennen en voorkomen. In nauwe samenwerking met de Stichting Vakbekwaamheid Horeca (SVH), heeft VAN besloten tot de modernisering en versterking van preventiemaatregelen tegen problematisch gokgedrag in de horeca. Als symbolische start van deze samenwerking heeft de Stichting Vakbekwaamheid Horeca (SVH) het eerste exemplaar[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: money can’t buy happiness, lottery winners find; another crackdown on CFDs; PartyPoker hires tennis legend Boris Becker

GiH News Roundup: money can’t buy happiness, lottery winners find; another crackdown on CFDs; PartyPoker hires tennis legend Boris Becker

74% of lucky lottery players who won one million euros or more, reported no increase in happiness, according to a customer survey by Dutch operator Postcode Loterij. Dutch art school students and the Centrum voor Verantwoord Spelen (“Center for Responsible Gaming”) have teamed up to warn of the risks of excessive gambling through several short video clips. Three Dutch inventors[Read More…]

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority announces new enforcement policy; Holland Casino privatization developments

GiH News Roundup: Netherlands Gaming Authority announces new enforcement policy; Holland Casino privatization developments

The Netherlands Gaming Authority announced its new enforcement policy with regard to unlicensed online operators. Instead of first issuing a warning, operators will now be directly eligible for enforcement action. State Secretary Klaas Dijkhoff has responded to questions submitted by the permanent Committee of Security and Justice of the Lower House regarding the proposed privatization of Holland Casino. The board[Read More…]